window envelope

window envelope - An envelope with one or two openings (cutouts) on the address side through which a delivery address or barcode printed on the letter or insert placed in the envelope can be read. The openings must be covered with transparent material (such as glassine) for certain types of mail (such as registered mail).

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • window envelope — UK US noun [C] WORKPLACE ► an envelope with a small area of clear plastic in the front that allows the address written on the letter or document inside to be seen …   Financial and business terms

  • window envelope — n. an envelope with a transparent panel, through which the address on the enclosure can be seen …   English World dictionary

  • window envelope — noun an envelope with a transparent panel that reveals the address on the enclosure • Hypernyms: ↑envelope • Part Meronyms: ↑window * * * noun : an envelope having a transparent panel through which the address on the enclosure is visible * * * an …   Useful english dictionary

  • window envelope — envelope which has a small opening through which one can read the destination address …   English contemporary dictionary

  • window envelope — /ˈwɪndoʊ ɛnvəloʊp/ (say windoh envuhlohp) noun an envelope with a square of transparent paper on the front through which the address at the top of the letter can be seen. Also, window face envelope …   Australian English dictionary

  • window envelope — A common form of envelope used in the transmission of letters by mail, a rectangular bit of the front being of transparent material , so that the address typed on the letter enclosed shows through, serving thereby as an address for the envelope …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • window envelope — noun Date: 1914 an envelope having an opening through which the address on the enclosure is visible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • window envelope — an envelope with a transparent opening through which the address on the enclosure may be read. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • window — [win′dō] n. [ME windoge < ON vindauga, window, lit., wind eye < vindr, WIND2 + auga, an eye; akin to Ger auge, EYE] 1. a) an opening in a building, vehicle, or container, for letting in light or air or for looking through, usually having a… …   English World dictionary

  • envelope — n. 1) to address; seal an envelope 2) a pay envelope (AE; BE has pay packet) 3) a self addressed; stamped; window envelope USAGE NOTE: AE has stamped self addressed envelope; BE has stamped addressed envelope. * * * [ envələʊp] seal an envelope… …   Combinatory dictionary


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